The deed is everything, the glory nothing. --Goethe
My real name is Юрій Пероганич in Ukrainian. I have been a practicing (volunteer) Wikipedian for many years; my home wiki is the Ukrainian Wikipedia, but I make occasional contributions on the Polish and English Wikipedias as well.
I have a strong background in software engineering, international law and an abiding interest in literature, history and open access.
I am a General Director of the Association of IT Enterprises of Ukraine — a «chamber of commerce» for member companies.
With my wife Tanya we have founded and develop a web portal about the Ukrainian Artists and Art «Ukrainian Woman», http://ukrainka.org.ua
What I do here
(Content) Writing and improving articles for Wikipedia and other projects
Translations. Sometimes I translate English->Ukrainian and Russian->Ukrainian
Participation in the Wikimedia projects
I am an initiator and a founder of the Wikimedia Ukraine. I used to serve as its Board Member and Executive Director (since 2009 to 2013). Now I serve in its Press Service and Auditing Committee.
No 17 most active editor in the history of Ukrainian Wikipedia, made about 70 000 edits, started about 2200 new articles.
I am an administrator and a major publisher at WMUA weblog, see http://wikimediaukraine.wordpress.com/, organised several press-conferences, dozens of press-peleases. Monitoring media coverage of the Ukrainian Wikipedia.
Negotiated transmission to free licenses several books